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How to protect your dog’s paws this winter

How to protect your dog’s paws this winter

The winter season can take a toll on your dogs’ sensitive paws. Constant exposure to snow, ice and salt can result in cracked, dry...
How to improve your pet’s sleep  

How to improve your dog’s sleep  

Reducing some common disturbances and adjusting your routine might be all that’s needed to help your dog get adequate sleep. The struggle to get enough...
A painted Pet Portrait. Dog with a rose in his mouth

5 reasons to get a pet portrait

Animals pass through our lives too quickly. A pet portrait is the perfect way to reflect on all the happy memories you created together...

Keep your pets safe this Canada Day!

July 1st can be a frightening holiday for our canine companions. These two simple steps will help you ease his fear and keep him...
How to stop your dog from herding people

How to stop your dog from herding people

Does your herding pup try to “corral” your family and friends? Here’s how to nip this bad habit in the bud. Border collies and other...
5 clever ways to give a dog a pill 

5 clever ways to give a dog a pill 

Some dogs will gulp a pill up faster than you can blink an eye… but others aren’t so compliant. Here’s a few sneaky methods...
Understanding the symptoms of Lyme disease

Understanding the symptoms of Lyme disease

The symptoms of Lyme disease can be tricky to notice in both dogs and humans, since they’re similar to those associated with other common...

Supporting your senior pet with quality nutrition

It can be difficult to watch your senior pet deal with the hardships of aging. Closely monitoring his nutrition with the help of your...
Paws En Route

Paws en Route – the transportation experts for pets

In August 2016, Dacia Rohlehr was faced with a dilemma all pet parents fear. Her dog, Liam, was very sick, and needed to be...
Take your dog to work day

Take your dog to work day

In celebration of Take Your Dog To Work Day, here are seven tips to ensure a peaceful, productive day of humane and canine camaraderie. 1....
How to incorporate Pantone’s Color of the Year into your dog’s life

How to incorporate Pantone’s Color of the Year into your dog’s life

Looking for a few easy ways to integrate Pantone’s Color of the Year into Fido’s environment? Here’s how. Pantone recently announced Living Coral as 2019’s...
Tips for hiking with your senior dog

Tips for hiking with your senior dog

Planning to hit the hiking trails with your senior dog this summer? Here’s an action plan to keep her safe, healthy and happy! Hiking is...
Sweet and savory spice treats

Sweet and savory spice treats

Use whatever you have on hand to create these delicious homemade dog treats. They're never the same twice! Ingredients 4 cups whole flour -- use one...
Air Canada goes above and beyond to protect animals on flights

Air Canada goes above and beyond to protect animals on flights

A new certification reinforces Air Canada’s unparalleled commitment to the welfare of live animals, reassuring pet parents across the globe. Air Canada recently became...
cloning your dog

How much do you know about cloning your dog?

Curious about cloning? This once-controversial process is becoming increasingly commonplace. Most pet parents agree that dogs' lifespans are far too short. Sadly, scientists haven't discovered...
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Queen Victoria and her dogs

Queen Victoria, is perhaps best remembered for being the longest reigning monarch in British history, but did you know she was also a massive...
dog on the beach

Safety tips for the beach

Being able to take your dog the beach is a privilege. Good manners and attention to safety from both of you will ensure you’re...
4 tricks to stop dog begging in its tracks

4 tricks to stop dog begging in its tracks

Begging might be cute, but it’s not very polite. Here’s how to teach your dog to keep to himself when you’re eating. Are you...
The Trempe inquest – reducing dog bites

The Trempe Inquest: 35 recommendations to reduce dog bites

In April of 1998, eight-year-old Courtney Trempe was killed by a neighbour’s Bull Mastiff in Stouffville, Ontario. As a result of that inquest, a...
Pee-ew! What to do if your dog gets sprayed by a skunk

Pee-ew! What to do if your dog gets sprayed by a skunk

It happened – your dog had a run-in with the neighborhood skunk. Wondering what to do? Get rid of that funky smell with this...
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OSPCA Underequipped Study Finds

Brock labour expert releases first study of OSPCA animal cruelty investigation work in Ontario. Enforcement officers with the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty...
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Protecting Animals at Rio 2016 Olympics

International charity, World Animal Protection and the Organizing Committee for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced a partnership to keep the...
social media dachshunds

Social Media is going to the Dachshunds!

Dachshunds may be small, but don't let their size fool you. These little pooches have taken Canadian social media by storm. From earning best blog...
Top benefits of at-home progesterone testing

Top benefits of at-home progesterone testing

At-home progesterone testing is convenient, effective and takes the hassle and expense out of monitoring a dog’s cycle! If you’re a dog breeder, you’re probably...
Should you leave the lights on for your dog?

Should you leave the lights on for your dog?

Is it necessary to leave the lights on for your pup when you leave him alone at night? Here’s the lowdown. Leaving our dogs at...
Why your dog should be in your will

Why your dog should be in your will

Is your dog written into your will? Here’s why you should add him in! I’m “only” in my mid-fifties, but a number of years ago...
Top 5 dog walking tips

Top 5 dog walking tips

Follow these tips to make your walks safer and more enjoyable for you and your canine companion! Walking your dog is one of the most...
Are pets good for your career?

Are pets good for your career?

A recent survey of 850 working professionals indicates that the path to career success is paved with pets! According to the survey, conducted by Kelton...
Do dental chews and bones really clean your dog’s teeth?

Do dental chews and bones really clean your dog’s teeth?

While certain dental chews and bones contribute to plaque buildup, others provide a simple and delicious solution to keeping your dog’s teeth clean! Have you...
Chondrocytes are the key to healthy joints in dogs

Chondrocytes are the key to healthy joints in dogs

What are chondrocytes, and what role do they play in the health of your canine companion’s joints? For decades, people, horses, dogs and cats have...